All shook up over topology

10.1038/547257b

2017-07-19

Physicists and mathematicians have bonded over their shared explorations of bizarre states of matter.

The DeepMind debacle demands dialogue on data

10.1038/547259a

2017-07-19

Mishandling of patient information shows how governments and companies must become more worthy of trust, says Hetan Shah.

Maryam Mirzakhani, quantum teleportation and the Great Red Spot

10.1038/547262a

2017-07-19

The week in science: 14–20 July 2017.

The strange topology that is reshaping physics

10.1038/547272a

2017-07-19

Topological effects might be hiding inside perfectly ordinary materials, waiting to reveal bizarre new particles or bolster quantum computing.

Solve Antarctica’s sea-ice puzzle

10.1038/547275a

2017-07-19

John Turner and Josefino Comiso call for a coordinated push to crack the baffling rise and fall of sea ice around Antarctica.

Environment: A journey on plastic seas

10.1038/547278a

2017-07-19

Richard Thompson applauds a chronicle alerting the world to marine polymer pollution.

Books in brief

10.1038/547279a

2017-07-19

Barbara Kiser reviews five of the week's best science picks.

History: Tracking down a doomed Arctic expedition

10.1038/547280a

2017-07-19

Daniel Cressey surveys the remains of John Franklin's fatal 1845 voyage.

Second World War: Paris neurosurgeon's map outwitted Nazis

10.1038/547281a

2017-07-19

Neurosurgeon Jean Talairach (1911–2007) created his pioneering brain atlas with his colleague Gabor Szikla in 1967. Almost three decades earlier, he had painstakingly drawn a quite different map — of Paris's subterranean ossuaries (see 'Catacomb network under...

NASA: No cost crisis for space telescope

10.1038/547281b

2017-07-19

Your report on NASA's next large space telescope, the Wide-Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST), misleadingly implies that NASA's dark-energy probe faces a cost crisis (Nature546, 195;10.1038/546195a2017). NASA has not yet completed the work of estimating...